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and could provide for her family, a single mother. her job is now in india. those x-rays are emailed every night to india, and all those ladies who did that job are out of work. my grandmother in tyler, texas, this week we had a meeting of the family. she had a stroke and has been in intensive care in a long-term nursing facility. her medicare will not pay for her to be there anymore unless we put her in long term. she has to switch over to medicaid. my mother and her two brothers had to figure out, can we afford to have a nurse come to the home so my grandmother can pass away with dignity, or do we have to leave her in a nursing home and hope medicaid can pick up. this is not feel sorry for chuck rocha. everybody in this hall can tell that same story at some level. my family is not the only one having that meeting. their families all over the country having that meeting, and we need health care reform now. [applause] it is up to us, the people in this room. you have the power, just like the unions had the power and young people in this country have the power. we do have the backbone. we d
congress on issues related to india, pakian, afanistan and the u.s. image abroad. she taube-- coach share the working group, an independent bipartisan working group made up of a handful of u.s. experts the publhed aept in september of 2008 entitled, the u.s. and pakistan, the next cpter. the for joining heritage she was a profeional staff member of the senate foreign relations committee where she handled the portfolio for the committee chairman senator richard lugar. from 2001 to 2003, she serd as a senior adviser in the state department of south asia beau or she buys the sifton secretary on india, pakistan relations. in the late 1990 she servedith the central intelligence agency as a political analyst on south asia. she so served as a political officer to the u.s. embassies i islamabad in new delhi in the early 1990's, where she earned a maritime-- meritorious honor award from the state department as well as the honors for her anytical work on indo-pakistani relations. most recently she visited afghanistan in late june as part of a nato opinion leade delegation. speaking just before her
our competitors like china and india to pollute freely at a lower cost basis for energy. so we need to look at policies and see what's constructive, efficient, and effective. so when i'm telling you about these first two policies, the stimulus bill and cap and trade, i can tell you what i'm against. but i also am going to tell you tonight what i'm for. and so i know you've got questions about the third issue i want to mention, health care. how many think that hk doesn't need any changes or any type of reform whatsoever? please raise your hands. i always say there's one in the crowd. how many think that we've got to do something about health care but the approach is what thearts? i share your concern that reform for the sake of reform, action for the sake of action is not right. touf make sure you do it right, not just quickly. and so what we've seen out of washington is their intent to act quickly, and i think in a way that's flawed. so as i told you, i'll tell you what i'm for and what i'm against. let me begin with what i'm against. this is h.r. 32 00, the house version of the pre
, the ambassador from india. ambassador shakar's here. [applause] >> and the vice chairman of the d.c. city council, councilman jack evans. and we have representatives from the embassies of poland, australia and russia r russia here as well. -- russia here as well. >> let me begin by introducing our special guest dr. romer. as many of you may no dr. rome is the chair of economic advisors. that position was established by the employment act of 1946 where it was decided that the president of the united states needed some independent objective, economic analysis and advice and from the time that the chair and the council was created in the late 1940's it has has some of the most ex-twinished economies in our country. ar author burns, paul mccraken, ben bernanke and air lan greenspan. dr. romer is certainly within that tradition. she is one of the best known economist in the country, one of the best macro economistists in the country. she served at berkly. and in that position became an expert on the depression, the history of the depression, and the consequences of the depression. she came the leading
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